Nordstrom Partner Webinar: Working With Sponsored Talent & Hiring Managers To Enhance The Employee Experience

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 | 10 AM CT/ 11 AM ET | Duration: 45 min

Envoy Global VP of HR Lindsay Dagiantis and GIA Managing Attorney Chris Preston will join Nordstrom Talent Mobility Manager Ray Kirby to discuss how HR professionals can work with hiring managers to create a better experience for foreign national employees.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Methods for building relationships between managers and HR teams
  • The importance of short-term and long-term immigration strategies for employees
  • How to get hiring managers more involved in green card processes

In an age where organizations are putting employee experience at the heart of their immigration programs, supporting your sponsored talent throughout their immigration journey needs to be a company-wide effort. The process can be long, complex and filled with uncertainty, making foreign nationals anxious about changing jobs. Ensuring that hiring managers not only understand what foreign nationals are facing but also are able to advocate for them can lay the foundation for a solid relationship in the future.

Ray Kirby About the Presenter

Ray Kirby joined Nordstrom in July 2017 to help build out a program for supporting talent across the organization. He currently owns the relocation, immigration and I-9 compliance programs. Prior to joining Nordstrom, Ray spent several years at Amazon supporting the Global Mobility team. He also has worked for third-party relocation providers, Graebel and Cartus. Ray specializes in process improvement, vendor management, policy development and improving the employee experience. He is currently the Vice President of the Pacific Northwest Relocation Council (PNwRC) and has traveled to over 60 countries.

Earn Continuing Education Credit

Working With Sponsored Talent & Hiring Managers To Enhance The Employee Experience webinar grants attendees one general HR Certification Institute credit toward the PHR, SPHR, GPHR, HRMP, or HRBP certification programs. Attendees pursuing SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠ recertification are also eligible to receive one SHRM PDC. The continuing education certifications allow HRs to demonstrate a mastery of industry operations, best practices and regulations.

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Content in this publication is not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied upon as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an Envoy-affiliated attorney or another qualified professional.

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